November 28, 2016 - By Richard Conner
Heyman William H is the Travelers Companies Inc’s insider who made a sale of shares of Travelers Companies Inc, 1,000 to be exact. The insider shares were based on $113.8, with Heyman William H’s sale having a value near $113,750 U.S. Dollars. The probability of this sell staying disregarded is quite small, with the insider presently holding 229,911 shares — that is 0.08% of the market cap of the Company.
Out of 6 analysts covering Travelers (NYSE:TRV), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 33% are positive. $135 is the highest target while $92 is the lowest. The $114.63 average target is 0.55% above today’s ($114) stock price. Travelers has been the topic of 15 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 22 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 21. The company was maintained on Monday, October 26 by Argus Research. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $118 target price in Friday, January 22 report. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $117 target price in Tuesday, April 26 report. Bank of America downgraded Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) on Thursday, December 3 to “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of TRV in a report on Friday, July 22 with “Outperform” rating. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, June 28 by Bank of America. UBS maintained Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) rating on Wednesday, January 27. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $110 price target.
About 380,325 shares traded hands. Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) has risen 2.82% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.20% the S&P500.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. is a holding company. The company has a market cap of $32.49 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in providing a range of commercial and personal property and casualty insurance services and products to businesses, government units, associations and individuals. It has a 11.59 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: Business and International Insurance; Bond & Specialty Insurance, and Personal Insurance.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “St. Paul Travelers is a leading provider of commercial property-liability insurance and asset management services. Under the Travelers brand, the company is also a leading underwriter of homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents.”
Analysts await Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) to report earnings on January, 19. They expect $2.77 earnings per share, down 4.48% or $0.13 from last year’s $2.9 per share. TRV’s profit will be $789.45M for 10.29 P/E if the $2.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.40 actual earnings per share reported by Travelers Companies Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.42% EPS growth.
The Travelers Companies, Inc., incorporated on March 5, 1853, is a holding company. The Firm operates through three divisions: Business and International Insurance; Bond & Specialty Insurance, and Personal Insurance. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in providing a range of commercial and personal property and casualty insurance services and products to businesses, government units, associations and individuals.
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